Statements about Congressional Rules
The Senate proposal to restore emergency unemployment benefits for five months was "fully paid for."
"Of the 20 bills [Rep. David] Cicilline has sponsored in his three years in office, not a single one has advanced past the embryonic committee stage."
Under Obamacare, members of Congress are required to purchase their health insurance from the new exchanges.
"Sheldon Whitehouse [got] a secret closed-door briefing, warning of the [2008 economic] crash."
James Langevin "has received almost $20 million from taxpayers and special interests to use at his own discretion to supposedly champion Rhode Island’s needs."
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